All employees of Monash Health are permitted workers. This includes clinical, as well as administrative and support services employees.
As an employee of Monash Health, you can send your children to school, childcare and kindergarten in the following circumstances:
The Victorian Government has confirmed that permitted workers can still access onsite childcare or kindergarten where the other parent or carer cannot supervise the children, even if that other person is not a permitted worker also. The Victorian Government has asked that Victorians only access childcare and kindergarten services if they have to. Some examples of where this may be appropriate are where your partner or co-parent:
Please note that from:
If a member of your household drives you to work, the Victorian government has recommended drivers carry a copy of your permitted workers permit while you are not in the car. Whilst Monash Health employees do not require a permitted workers permit, you can download the permit and ask your manager to sign the permit for you.
Other than Residential Aged Care healthcare workers carrying identification do not require a worker permit during Stage 4 restrictions. Your Monash Health Employee identification card will suffice as confirmation that you are travelling for work purposes as confirmed in the Premier’s press conference on 4 August 2020.
Simply show your Monash Health employee identification if you are stopped on the way to or from work.
If you have lost or damaged your Monash Health identification card, contact Security to arrange a replacement.
If your Monash Health identification card needs replacement as the image is unclear, you should contact the Security and the replacement card will be provided free of cost.
For Residential Aged Care workers you are required to carry a worker permit at all times.
Residential Aged Care workers who require a Permitted Worker Permit must carry photo identification when travelling to and from the workplace. If required to produce proof of a worker permit it can be a hard copy or an electronic version presented on a mobile phone.